Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

Summer 2019
A version of this article appears in the Summer 2019 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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June 03, 2019
It is not unusual for California to be first and unique. Just one year after the 1973 oil embargo exposed this country’s reliance on foreign oil, California was the first state to implement a minimum energy standard for buildings, in an attempt to reduce this energy dependency. At the same time, the California Energy Commission was created to maintain and enforce the new California Building Energy Efficiency standards (see “What Is Title 24?”).

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